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Man with 'four-inch lock knife' trying door handles in Clayhall

PUBLISHED: 14:08 04 February 2019 | UPDATED: 14:08 04 February 2019

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of committing three burglaries on the same night in Ilford town centre. Photo: Met Police

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of committing three burglaries on the same night in Ilford town centre. Photo: Met Police

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Clayhall residents spotted a man testing car door handles.

Police were called on Wednesday, January 30, at 1.30am to Longwood Gardens and Evesham Way.

Officers searched a man under s1 pace legislation and allegedly found him to be in possession of a four-inch lock knife.

A Met Police spokeswoman said: “More top proactive work for East Area Command officers (on a) very chilly winter’s night duty.

“Acting on intel from our local community a male suspect, Jahinger Hussain was arrested and charged.”

He has been bailed to return to Barkingside Magistrates Court at a later date.

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